Bill Text: TX SR137 | 2017 | 85th Legislature 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Recognizing Michael Black on the occasion of his retirement.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-08-14 - Reported enrolled [SR137 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SR137-Enrolled.html
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to
  recognize State Trooper Michael Black, who is retiring from the
  Texas Department of Public Safety after 25 years of exemplary
  service with the Texas Highway Patrol; and
         WHEREAS, Michael Black is a graduate of Lyndon B. Johnson
  High School in Austin; a veteran of the United States Navy, he
  served the nation with distinction for six years before beginning
  a career in state law enforcement; and
         WHEREAS, In all of his endeavors, Mr. Black has enjoyed the
  love and support of his wife, LuFanda, and their children,
  Tremeka, Shimere, Tiffany, and Michael; and
         WHEREAS, Trooper Black is retiring from Texas Highway
  Patrol Region VII, which serves the Texas State Capitol complex;
  he is a beloved figure who is known throughout the Capitol for his
  friendly smile and his warm interactions with legislators and
  visitors, and he takes great pride in his service as a member of
  the Honor Guard; and
         WHEREAS, Throughout his exceptional career, Michael Black
  has exemplified the highest ideals of a state trooper and has
  manifested uncommon talent in managing the far-reaching
  responsibilities of his position; he is respected and admired by
  his colleagues and by the citizens he serves, and his presence at
  the Capitol will be greatly missed; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 85th
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby commend State Trooper
  Michael Black on his outstanding career with the Texas Department
  of Public Safety and on his many contributions to the state and
  extend to him best wishes for further success in all his future
  endeavors; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  him as an expression of esteem from the Texas Senate.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on August 14, 2017.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate